Police Officer Jose M. Torres

Police Officer Jose M. Torres

Chicago Police Department, Illinois

End of Watch Tuesday, August 21, 1979

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Jose M. Torres

Officer Jose M. Torres was killed when he was struck by an intoxicated, hit-and-run driver.

Officer Torres was investigating an auto accident at an intersection when he was struck by an intoxicated, hit-and-run driver. The offfender was speeding and disobeyed a stop sign.

Officer Torres was critically injured and died of his injuries 15 days after the accident.


  • Age Not available
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge 13988

Incident Details

  • Cause Vehicular assault
  • Incident Date Sunday, August 5, 1979
  • Weapon Automobile; Alcohol involved
  • Offender Not available

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Rest in peace always knowing that your service and sacrifice will never, ever be forgotten by your law enforcement brethren.

Detective Cpl/3 Steven Rizzo
Delaware State Police (Retired)

August 21, 2020

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